Calgary Coffee Talk – March 11

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Deaf and Hear Alberta • Downstairs • 63 Cornell Road NW, Calgary, Alberta

Come hear from our guest speaker: Lisa Gokstorp, Educational Audiologist

Following the speaker, we will have an open discussion. Snacks will be provided. Interpreters are available on request for the parent group.

We will have child care available (ASL provided) with an activity for the children, so please let us know how many kids you are bringing and their ages when you RSVP. Feel free to pass along the invitation to any parents or families who may be interested! 

Please RSVP at


Purdy’s Fundraiser – Edmonton

Mmmm…Purdy’s Chocolates!

Alberta Hands and Voices Edmonton Area is fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolatier, just in time for Christmas!

If you’d like to support us by purchasing some very sweet Christmas gifts for friends, family and yourself, please click the link below:

After you’ve signed in you can buy some amazing chocolates, or invite others to join and support our Fundraising Campaign.

You can pick up your chocolates at our Christmas Open House for families on Tuesday, December 5, from 6-9 pm at Mira Facilitation Centre in Edmonton (6928 Roper Road, Edmonton).


Edmonton Christmas Open House

Come and join us for some Christmas cheer!

We will have some treats and activities for the kids, but mostly it will be a time to connect with other families from around the Edmonton area who have children who are deaf or hard of hearing! Please feel free to bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

We will also have the Purdy’s Chocolates orders available for pick up.

Please pass along the invitation to any parents or families who may be interested. ASL Interpreting available upon request. Please contact us at


November Coffee Talk – Calgary

We hope you can join us for our next Coffee Talk on Sunday, November 19, 2017! Coffee Talks are informal gatherings, with lots of opportunity to ask questions, share information and meet other parents. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided.

When:      Sunday, November 19, 2017
Time:        3:15 – 4:30 pm
Where:    Nose Hill Library, 1530 Northmount Dr NW

Please RSVP to or through our Facebook page Events.


Come learn about some of the things Alberta Hands and Voices can do for parents:

  • Representation on CBE DHH Advisory Committee
  • Access to our upcoming Toolkit for parents
  • Safe, unbiased forum on our Facebook page
  • Opportunities for parents to connect with each other 
  • Opportunities for children to meet their peers with hearing loss.

Please feel free to pass along the invitation to any parents or families who may be interested.

ASL interpreting available upon request.

This event is open to parents and families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Professionals who work with deaf/HoH youth are welcome, but we will be focusing on families. You can find information about our upcoming events on our Facebook page or website.


Spolumbo’s Fundraiser – Calgary

Get ready for grilling season with some delicious Spolumbo’s sausages! Spolumbo’s uses only the finest ingredients in their sausages, and it’s all made right in their flagship deli location in the heart of Calgary’s historic neighborhood of Inglewood.

Alberta Hands & Voices relies entirely on fundraising to operate and to offer events such as coffee talks, picnics, bowling nights, and other family and community engagements in Calgary and Edmonton! Please consider supporting us!

Please contact to order and arrange payment. Deadline for ordering is June 11, and all orders MUST be picked up on June 17 in Oakridge (Calgary).



Edmonton Family Picnic – June 10

Alberta Hands & Voices invites you to our third annual Edmonton area Family Picnic

When: Saturday, June 10 • 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Hermitage Park, Site #1 • 2115 Hermitage Rd NW, Edmonton

We will provide a picnic lunch, as well as games and activities for the kids and a chance to mix & mingle with other families with children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing! Please feel free to bring a snack or sweet to share. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, if desired.

Rain or Shine. ASL Interpreting available upon request.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Magnusson: